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U.S. tech giants are waging a war against free speech

Our Founding Fathers were learned men who founded the newly independent American Republic on a particular — and correct — view of human nature. They believed that humans have a dual nature, both good and bad, and that we are self-interested but rational, being each capable of discerning what is in our own interests.

That humans are fundamentally selfish accounts for why the Founders fashioned a government that is limited and constrained in its exercise of power, instead of unlimited and totalitarian. As James Madison so eloquently stated in The Federalist Papers:

What is government but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? If men were angels, no government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the greatest difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place oblige it to control itself.

Among the constraints that our Founders placed on government to prevent it from abusing political power are the Bill of Rights or the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, which collectively delimit government’s power by specifying the rights and liberties of the people which no government can abridge. The Founders also created other constraints on government, one of which is a free press (or media).

A free press also serves another function. Since humans are endowed by the Creator with the capacity to reason, the Founding Fathers wanted to ensure that we be given a pluralism and variety of information and knowledge — the “market place of ideas” — which we can utilize to make the “right” choices in the ballot box and away.

Surveys have found that journalists of the Mainstream Media are overwhelmingly partisan in favor of one political party. For example, a poll found that Washington media correspondents voted Democratic 93% to 7% (see Professor Tim Groseclose’s Left Turn, How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind).  As a result of the MSM’s partisanship, the First Amendment’s freedom of the press no longer delivers pluralism of information and ideas.

Happily, with the rise of the Internet, social media and alternate media are doing what the MSM whether willingly or by coercion no longer do. A recent Pew Research Center study found that some 14% of Americans have changed their minds about an issue because of something they saw on social media. But the voice of both social and alternate media is now being silenced, one by one, by privately-owned high-tech corporations acting in the interest of and in cahoots with the Democratic Party and the Deep State.

The social media tech giants — Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, Disqus — are all owned and operated by liberals/Democrats/Progressive, i.e., the Left. Although they are separate corporations, their similar political partisanship and ideology make them a virtual monopoly. When they each act to censor and stifle the American people’s freedom of speech in social and alternative media, their collective reach approaches totalitarian in scope.

See Edwin Vieira Jr.’s “Censorship by Internet Corporations Is Still Censorship

Think of those tech giants as private enterprises with deceptive smiles but razor-sharp teeth.

Having unexpectedly lost the 2016 presidential election, in which social and alternative media played a significant role in electing D.C. outsider Donald Trump, Democrats and the tech giants have learned a lesson. To ensure against a repeat of 2016, the cabal of tech giants are silencing dissenting voices on social media and blogs before this November’s mid-term election.

See “The Coming Democrat Vote Fraud: dead voters in Ohio; non-citizen voters in Texas; Pelosi tells Dems to be unscrupulous

The cabal first went after a giant AltMedia target — Alex Jones and his InfoWars. Next is the 21st-century digital version of book-burning when web-host WordPress began, abruptly and without warning, shutting down (“suspend”) blogs, including Fellowship of the Minds, ostensibly because they had violated WordPress’ Terms of Service (TOS).

Other blogs and voices that are silenced include (incomplete list):

  1. WordPress-hosted blogs American Everyman (Willy Loman), Harold Saive‘s ChemTrailsPlanet, Dutchsinse’s blog, Jay’sAnalysis, and Jeff Fenske‘s 11-year-old ToBeFree.
  2. Twitter terminated many accounts, including that of anti-war activist Caitlin Johnston @caitoz (see “Twitter purges accounts across the platform again“).
  3. Facebook is blocking ads for pro-Trump Diamond & Silk’s upcoming movie Dummycrats.
  4. The internet browser Mozilla Firefox is pushing an “Information Trust Initiative” to block independent media sources at the browser level while favoring corporate media giants like fake news CNN (Natural News).
  5. All 37 of Stewart Ogilby‘s columns on veteranstoday.com, including a dozen about 9/11, as well as his bio and photo, were removed without explanation.
  6. From a FOTM reader: “A priest who has a website in Europe told me that a liberal priest from the United States sent someone from Europe to shut down his website. This good priest was exposing Obama’s and other liberals’ agenda.”

The hypocrisy of WordPress is particularly galling. As Dr. James Tracy points out in his Memory Hole Blog, after silencing those it has identified as violating its TOS, WordPress nevertheless continues to host blogs “that are in demonstrable violation of the company’s TOS,” including the neo-Nazi Daily Stormer and blogs by Antifa, whom the Obama administration’s FBI and DHS had identified in April 2016 as “domestic terrorists”.

Explanations as to why WP-hosted blogs are being taken down include the following:

  1. Because the blogs are conservative and/or Christian (see WND; Breitbart).
  2. Because the blogs posted on the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shooting being a false-flag hoax (see Phibetaiota.net; Techcrunch). As an example, Cinderella’s Broom, a relatively small blog that mainly posted on Sandy Hook, was taken down. WordPress is so vindictive that they also took down Cinderella’s three other blogs, none of which has political content.
  3. Because those blogs posted on other false flags, e.g., 9/11 and the 1985 Space Shuttle Challenger explosion, which suggests it is the Deep State that’s engineering the take-downs (see Natural News; All News Pipeline). That in turn has an ominous implication: Is the Deep State silencing bloggers who write about false flags because either a massive false flag or a diabolical conspiracy is in the works, such as an attempt to assassinate President Trump?

An email I just received from Stewart Ogilby lends strength to the #3 explanation. Ogilby had re-published my April 2015 post that the Challenger astronauts may be alive. He writes:

“The situation is worse than we fear. This morning the file that previously loaded  your page intact (challenger.htm), including the graphics, not only
no longer loads from my server, but the file itself has been corrupted. I do not use WordPress or any other webpage ‘wizzard’.”

See also Ogilby’s “Owners of America’s Media Lie“.

The tech giants do what they do because they are sanctioned and shielded by the 1996 Communications Decency Act (CDA), specifically Section 230’s “Safe Harbor” provision, which allows social media giants like Facebook and Twitter to censor at will any content they don’t like. Former Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wireless bureau chief Fred Campbell is on a mission to repeal that provision. (Read more about this on Thought Police.)

As if the Safe Harbor provision isn’t bad enough, Virginia Democrat senator Mark Warner means to restrict our free speech even further. In a policy paper obtained by Axios and in the name of combating “fake news,” Warner would have our freedom of speech be even more abridged by:

  • Requiring web platforms to label so-called fake and bot accounts or do more to identify “authentic” accounts, with the threat of sanction by the Federal Trade Commission if they fail to do so.
  • Making web platforms legally liable for claims of “defamation, invasion of privacy, false light, and public disclosure of private facts”.

Axios observes that “Warner, who made his fortune in telecommunications before running for office, has been a prominent critic of major social media platforms from his perch as top Democrat overseeing the intelligence committee’s investigation of Russian election interference.” Although Warner’s proposal for now is just that, a “Democratic wave in November could put more momentum behind these ideas”.

To the tech giants must be asked the same question that I’ve asked Sandy Hookers who harass, attack, terrorize, successfully get YouTube and WordPress take down videos, posts and entire blogs, and send hateful and life-threatening emails to Sandy Hook researchers who are simply exercising our First Amendment right to free speech and free press:

If you have truth on your sidewhy would you stifle our voices? What are you so afraid of?

H/t Big Lug, CSM, Greg Holt, Harold Saive, Kelleigh, and Matthew S.

~Eowyn

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Florida man disemboweled girl friend in a monstrous rage

One of the many differences between conservatives and liberals is their worldviews — how they regard the world and human nature.
Liberals see the world and human nature as benign, except of course when it comes to conservatives, whom liberals regard as evil. That, of course, contradicts their view of human nature as benign, but then liberals are full of logical inconsistencies and contradictions.
In contrast, conservatives’ view of human nature is more consistent with that of America’s Founding Fathers, who believed human nature to be universally and inherently selfish instead of benevolent. And so, they designed a polity that recognizes and works with that selfish human nature, where government is a necessary evil that must be constrained and delimited. To quote James Madison in The Federalist No. 51:

“What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external or internal controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: You must first enable the government to control the governed, and in the next place oblige it to control itself.”

Looking at today’s news, there are many political news that warrant our attention, but one particular piece of non-political news stands out because of its sheer horror and what it says about human nature.
Before you read further, you are forewarned that what follows is graphic and horrific, beyond your worst imagination. So if you choose to continue, please don’t blame the messenger.

At 3:39 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, at 3:39 a.m., a man in Sunrise, Florida, called 911 to report that his girlfriend, Maria Nemeth, was having trouble breathing and was going to die.
Sunrise is a city of 89,000 in the Miami metropolitan area.
The man, 24-year-old Fidel Lopez, and 31-year-old Nemeth had been co-habiting the apartment at 1603 Northwest 128th Drive for only about a week.
1630 Northwest 128th Dr., Sunrise, FL
Nemeth worked at the apartment complex as a leasing agent; Lopez was employed at the Florida 595 Truckstop.
When police arrived, Lopez initially told investigators that he and Nemeth had been having rough sex and that she went into the bathroom, vomited and collapsed.
But what police found at the scene went far beyond “rough sex.”
To begin, two people in a neighboring apartment reported hearing a man’s voice yelling and lots of loud noises that lasted for about two hours. Detectives said they found, in the Lopez-Nemeth apartment, a half empty bottle of 1800 Tequila and cut limes in the kitchen and signs of a physical struggle and foul play. There was a lot of blood in a bedroom closet, in the bathroom, and smeared on walls and doors. The bathroom door was ripped off its hinges. Several holes were punched in the walls; a sliding glass door was shattered. And there was “body tissue” strewn about.
Sunrise Fire-Rescue pronounced Nemeth dead at 4:02 a.m.
Maria Nemeth
Upon further questioning, Lopez told a different story. He said he became a “monster” when Nemeth twice called out her ex-husband’s name while they were having sex in the closet. Lopez said he got upset and enraged hearing someone else’s name during sex upset. He left Nemeth in the closet and started breaking things throughout the apartment, smashing the rear sliding glass door and punching holes in the walls.
Then he went back to the closet where Nemeth was lying unconscious and he started inserting things into her vagina and anus — a beer bottle, a flat iron for hair, and both of his fists. Then he inserted his arm into her vagina up to his elbow and ripped out part of her intestines.
He carried Nemeth into the bathroom and put water on her face, but she did not wake up. Lopez then washed the blood off his hands in the bathroom sink, went out on the porch to smoke a cigarette and started to panic.
After further efforts to clean the apartment, Lopez checked on Nemeth in the bathroom, found that she wasn’t breathing and called 911.
Fidel Lopez
Lopez was arrested at 2 p.m. Sunday and charged with first-degree murder. The police report lists him as 6 ft. tall, weighing 200 lbs.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows only one other arrest for disorderly intoxication in 2014 on Lopez’s record.
Sources: Sun Sentinel; NBC Miami
Lopez is blaming his monstrous deed on tequila, but consuming (with Nemeth) half a bottle of tequila cannot account for his barbarism.
As for Nemeth, there is a reason why, once upon a time not that long ago, our society had insisted on certain rules and etiquette particularly for females — those of courtship, the longer the better, before marriage; no pre-marital intercourse; and no pre-marital cohabitation. Those rules were meant to protect and safeguard women’s interests and well being, feminist propaganda notwithstanding.
Why?
Because men (and women) are not angels, as Maria Nemeth discovered, too late.
~Éowyn

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